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    CREATING THE KENNEDY CENTER

    The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts was problematic for the office of architect Edward Durell Stone. At the project's inception as the National Cultural Center, Washington, D.C., had lacked a venue for performing arts commensurate with the city's role in the life of the nation and the world.      (Published 2012.0208)

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    KENNEDY CENTER GALLERY

    The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts by Edward Durell Stone is a major architectural and cultural landmark on the banks of the Potomac in Washington, D.C., as well as a white marble living memorial to the Camelot President.      (Published 2012.0208)

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    OSCAR NIEMEYER - BRAZILIAN MODERNIST

    As the preeminent figure of one of the most innovative national interpretations of architectural Modernism, and a radical critic of orthodox Modernist aesthetic formulae and moralizing ideologies, Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer occupies a unique place in the pantheon of great builders.      (Published 2012.0201)

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